What does defecate mean?

Definitions for defecate
ˈdɛf ɪˌkeɪtdefe·cate

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word defecate.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. stool, defecate, shit, take a shit, take a crap, ca-ca, crap, make(verb)

    have a bowel movement

    "The dog had made in the flower beds"

Wiktionary

  1. defecate(Verb)

    To purify, to clean of dregs etc.

  2. defecate(Verb)

    To purge; to pass (something) as excrement.

  3. defecate(Verb)

    To empty one's bowels of feces.

  4. Origin: From the participle stem of defaecare, from de- and faex.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Defecate(adj)

    freed from anything that can pollute, as dregs, lees, etc.; refined; purified

  2. Defecate(verb)

    to clear from impurities, as lees, dregs, etc.; to clarify; to purify; to refine

  3. Defecate(verb)

    to free from extraneous or polluting matter; to clear; to purify, as from that which materializes

  4. Defecate(verb)

    to become clear, pure, or free

  5. Defecate(verb)

    to void excrement

  6. Origin: [L. defaecatus, p. p. of defaecare to defecate; de- + faex, faecis, dregs, lees.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Defecate

    def′e-kāt, v.t. to clear from dregs or impurities: to purify from extraneous matter.—v.i. to void excrement.—n. Defecā′tion. [L. defæcāre, -ātum, to cleanse—de, from, fæx, fæcis, dregs.]

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How to say defecate in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of defecate in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of defecate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of defecate in a Sentence

  1. Juma Mpima:

    People are still using the lake... they defecate there.

  2. Kriti Sharma:

    People are routinely forced to sleep, eat, urinate, and defecate in the same space.

  3. David Heymann:

    They urinate and defecate on the rice, which makes the uncooked rice a source of human infection.

  4. Deborah Nagin:

    Rodents feel safe in corners and will either defecate or urinate in places they feel safe, these are telltale signs that mice aren’t quite an 'isolated incident.'.

  5. Riverton Police Capt. Eric Murphy:

    He deals with the homeless population every day, and basically he just said that he was tired of watching them urinate and defecate and having sex and vandalizing the city park.

Images & Illustrations of defecate

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